Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center

Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center

Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center is celebrating its 32nd year of providing quality performing arts education in NOVA. Musical theatre dance/voice/acting workshops, tap, jazz, contemporary, hip hop, ballet and boys only classes available.

We provide professional instruction in the performing arts with some of the best teachers in the DC metro area. We pride ourselves in our Center Stage family and the supportive and non-competitive environment we give our students. Non competition team students are treated the same as the members of our competitive teams. Come and see the wonderful experience that is Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center

Operating as usual

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 04/19/2022

We had an amazing time performing at the NASCAR race in Richmond!! Lookout for more pictures and a fun recap video coming soon!

Thank you to @nascar for hosting us!

04/02/2022

Center Stage's performance at Richmond Raceway today was a smashing success!!! Pictures coming soon!! Congrats to our wonderful students and thanks to our great instructor/choreographers Laura Schmidt, Michael R. Hibbs and Erin Loesley

Photos from Jodeci Milhouse's post 01/29/2022

Center Stage alum and former instructor Jodeci is performing in The Tap Dance kid at NY City Center!! Congrats Jodeci!!

01/29/2022

We are cancelling classes today, Saturday January 29th. We will schedule makeups at a later date.

01/15/2022

Back tuck!!!

One of our beginner acro students learned a new skill. Congrats Ian!!

01/04/2022

CENTER STAGE WILL BE OPEN FOR CLASSES TOMORROW JANUARY 5TH!!! SEE YOU IN CLASS!!

01/04/2022

Unfortunately, due to road conditions and power issues, we are having to cancel classes again tonight, Tuesday January 4th. These classes will be made up.

PLEASE NOTE - IF TUESDAYS ARE YOUR LAST NIGHT OF CLASSES FOR THE WEEK YOU MUST COME IN AND GET MEASURED FOR COSTUMES IF YOU HAVEN'T ALREADY! I'LL BE SENDING OUT SEPARATE EMAILS TO THE INDIVIDUALS NEEDING TO BE MEASURED!

We also just sent out the health form for January - please delete all other iterations you may have and only use the one received today for the month of January!

Also, costume money is still due no later than this Saturday January 8th!

Stay safe everyone!

01/03/2022

Center Stage will be CLOSED for classes today, Monday January 3rd due to the weather and road conditions - stay safe!

12/31/2021

Our all boys teen tap class will be dancing to “Bills” (choreography by Michael R. Hibbs) in the recital in June. Found these amazing colored suits for the number!!

12/21/2021

Center Stage is closed for classes from Wednesday December 22 through Sunday January 2nd. Classes will resume on Monday January 3. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 11/22/2021

Congratulations to all of our students who were in Be More Chill at Robinson High School!! We loved seeing you guys perform on stage!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/26/2021

Today Is Disney/Marvel Day!!

10/26/2021

It’s Halloween Spirit Week at Center Stage! Tap teacher Michael R. Hibbs is known to wear baggy sweatpants, a Marvel t shirt and hoody, glasses and a baseball cap. Students surprised him yesterday with Twin with Michael day!!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/23/2021

Come see our very own teacher Laura Schmidt and alum Ella Newman in Dancin’ Unlimited’s Dancin’ On Broadway! A collection of singing and dancing numbers from five very famous Broadway shows! At the Jewish Community Center in Fairfax!
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5227078

10/22/2021

We can’t wait to see all of your amazing outfits for the week!!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/08/2021

✨Teacher Spotlight✨
Last but not least, our teacher spotlight for today is our newest teacher, Jailyn Montgomery . This is Ms. Jailyns first year teaching at Center Stage! She is our hip-hop and lyrical teacher. She currently attends Georgia State University and is majoring in environmental science. Jailyn is a national award winning dancer who has trained under numerous dance companies and performed for multiple well-known establishments and performance centers. We are so happy to have her part of our family here at Center Stage!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/07/2021

✨Teacher Spotlight✨
Our next teacher spotlight is Michael R. Hibbs! Michael returned as a past alum of Center Stage only last year to teach our advanced tap classes and our partnering class! Michael attended Oklahoma City University and received his Bachelor of Performing Arts degree in Dance! Most recently, he has worked as a dancer/aerialist on Holland America Cruise Lines. He has also worked at Cedar Point Amusement Park, Walt Disney World and the Smithsonian Institution!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/06/2021

✨Teacher Spotlight✨
Our next teacher spotlight is Laura Halick! Ms. Laura has been our amazing vocal and musical theater teacher for the past 20 years! Ms. Halick graduated from The Catholic University of America’s master of music program in vocal performance. She also runs her own private voice studio, thriving with children, teenagers and adults who come from all over Northern Virginia. She is also an active member in three vocal associations: the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association, and the Somatic Voiceworks© Alumni Group

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/05/2021

✨Teacher Spotlight✨
Happy World Teacher Day!!! In honor of today being world teacher day, we wanted to spotlight the woman behind the magic here at Center Stage, Sherri Shortell!! Ms. Sherri is not only the owner but also one of our amazing teachers. Throughout the years, she has taught numerous tap classes. She does so much for the studio and loves all of our students so much and we love her! Thank you Ms. Sherri for making it possible for all of our amazing students to dance and do what they love here at Center Stage!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/04/2021

✨Teacher Spotlight✨
Our next teacher spotlight is Chris Saunders Peanut is an alum of Center Stage and has returned only last year to teach our advanced contemporary classes! He is a graduate of Shenandoah University and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance. He has most recently performed on Holland America Cruise Lines as a dancer as well as a dancer at Cedar Point Amusement Park!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/03/2021

✨Teacher Spotlight ✨
Our next teacher spotlight is Erin Loesley Mrs.Erin has been our amazing acrobatics teacher for the past 4 years! She is certified with the Acro Dance Teachers Association. She graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Public Administration. She is committed to help her dancers not only build their flexibility but also their strength and control. Thank you for being such an amazing teacher!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 10/03/2021

✨Teacher Spotlight✨
In honor of world teachers day coming up, we want to spotlight our amazing teachers here at Center Stage! Our first spotlight is Laura Schmidt. This is Mrs.Lauras 10th year teaching here! She has taught Jazz, Contemporary, Tap, and Ballet for all ages and levels! Mrs. Laura went to Oklahoma City University and received her Bachelor of Science degree in American Dance Pedagogy. She is also a current member of Dancin’ Unlimited, a local Jazz dance company!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 09/19/2021

Happy National Dance Day!!! We love seeing our amazing dancers doing what they love!

Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center updated their business hours. 09/10/2021

Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center updated their business hours.

Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center updated their business hours.

08/22/2021

Good Bye and Good Luck to our Graduating Seniors!

We will miss you all and wish you much luck as you start your college careers! We know you’ll all be very successful! Keep in touch and let us know how you’re doing!

08/22/2021

We’d like to say good luck to all of our dancers who are students in the Fairfax County Schools! The school year starts tomorrow in person and we wish you all a fantastic, healthy school year!

Center Stage classes start Monday August 30th.

08/22/2021

The recital video was sent out in an email earlier today! Make sure to check it out!

08/19/2021

We love seeing our students and teachers showing off their Center Stage spirit with the 2021 recital t-shirt! We’ve had a great session of summer classes and we are ready to start in the fall! Classes start the 30th!

Center Stage Dance and Performing Arts Center 08/10/2021

Center Stage Dance and Performing Arts Center

Registration for fall classes is in full swing! A few classes are already full and more are one or two students away from being closed to new enrollments! Call the studio TODAY to enroll now!!! 703-385-3396. Visit our website to see a full schedule of classes. Www.centerstage-dance.com

Center Stage Dance and Performing Arts Center Welcome our dance studio! We offer classes from the beginner through professional level, in tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, and hip hop.

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 08/07/2021

We loved the Pirates of the Caribbean dance that our Broadway Jazz ll class performed at recital! If you haven’t already signed up for Jazz, make sure to sign up fast before all of the classes fill up!

Photo credit: Julia MacInnis
Choreography: Laura Schmidt

07/29/2021

In person registration for returning Center Stage students this Sunday August 1 from 1-4 pm. In person registration for new students Monday August 2 from noon - 9 pm

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 07/29/2021

When signing up for classes, make sure to check out our advanced tap classes taught by Michael Hibbs! Haven’t tried tap? That’s ok! We have tons of beginner tap classes as well taught by Laura Schmidt and Michael Hibbs! For more information, visit our website!

Photos from Center Stage Dance & Performing Arts Center's post 07/28/2021

Some changes were made to the fall schedule so here is the updated one! If you are currently enrolled in summer classes, don’t forget to register now to save your spot! If you are not taking summer classes, be sure to mark August 2nd on your calendar’s because that is when registration opens for you!

Center Stage Dance and Performing Arts Center 07/09/2021

Center Stage Dance and Performing Arts Center

Fall registration is now open for students currently in summer classes. Students not in summer classes will be able to register for fall classes on August 1st. Email the studio at [email protected] or call (703) 385-3396. See our fall schedule at www.centerstage-dance.com

Center Stage Dance and Performing Arts Center Welcome our dance studio! We offer classes from the beginner through professional level, in tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, and hip hop.

06/26/2021

Michael R. Hibbs will be teaching an all boys tap class for 10-12 year olds in the fall on Thursday afternoons. If you know any young men interested in musical theatre but haven't taken much dance, this would be an excellent class for them! You can check out our entire fall schedule on our website - centerstage-dance . com

Videos (show all)

Back tuck!!!
Fun
Tap IV Glorious
Center Stage "Get Happy" 2019
Junior Jazz, Contemporary, and Tap Team Highlights
Mini Jazz Team
Music Theatre Workshop for Teens, Fall 2017“Time Warp,” from “Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
More video from the Fairfax July 4th flash mob!!
Some Center Stagers danced in a surprise Flash Mob before the city of Fairfax fireworks!!  Such fun!

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11094 Lee Hwy
Fairfax, VA
22030

Opening Hours

Monday 5pm - 9pm
Tuesday 5pm - 9pm
Wednesday 4:30pm - 9pm
Thursday 5pm - 9pm
Friday 4:30pm - 9pm
Saturday 8:30am - 2:30pm

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